Sunday 26th February 2017
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Brexit

Brexit means…what, really?

‘Brexit means Brexit’ doesn’t really mean anything that I can make sense of. Like many, my heart sank on hearing the result of the EU referendum. For losing our union membership and all the ties with our European neighbours, for what it might mean for people from Europe who have made the UK their home and…

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Brexit

Let’s talk about earnings inequality, Theresa!

Theresa May has been Prime Minister for just over six months, and when she took over the country’s top job, she inherited a lot of baggage. The most hefty case she was given to lug was Brexit which, if you were in any doubt, means Brexit. One of the suggested contributing factors to the Brexit…

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Redundancy

Recently redundant? Make sure you know your rights

After four and a half years in one company, I never imagined that I would be made redundant. Yet, this week, that’s exactly what happened. Having never been in this position, I instantly went to Google to find out everything I could about my rights and the redundancy process. Hours of searching later, I still…

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Money Blogging

Money Web Issue #2: your weekly round up of the best of British blogging

There’s an increasingly big and brilliant haul of stories and advice out there about the pounds in our pockets. Each week, we’ll scour the best of the UK’s personal finance blogs and tell you what caught our eye. Money Watch WealthDunk: Compare Online Investment Managers A personal finance blog have wrote about WealthDunk in early…

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Crowdfunding

Top tips for successful crowdfunding

When it comes to starting an exciting new creative project, funding isn’t always the easiest thing to come by. You could go down the government grant route but, unless you’re lucky, this often involves multiple micro-grants which might not always give you enough money to fulfil your goals. You could also take out loans, but…

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Millennial Investing

How to start investing with millennial wages

Are you are part of the current generation – the one that prays for the next pay day and weeps over the price of a one-bed flat that you can’t afford? Then you are probably wondering why you didn’t start saving money as soon as you’d received your very first pay cheque? Now that you…

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Jon Hunting

Job hunting: five things I learnt along the way

Last summer, I decided that it was time to find a new job. Since graduating I had been quite lucky and fallen into jobs, but this time the hunt was a tactical career move. I was looking for more responsibility, better pay, and a company that I could see myself progressing in. It took me…

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Money Web: your weekly round up of the best of British blogging

There’s an increasingly big and brilliant haul of stories and advice out there about the pounds in our pockets. Each week, we’ll scour the best of the UK’s personal finance blogs and tell you what caught our eye. Monevator For those interested in modern online lenders – the type that are taking borrowers off banks…

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Meet our Bloggers

Millie Chapman

Millie Chapman

Mouthy Blogger

If there’s a bargain to be had anywhere, Emily’s your gal. Theatre, drinks, baking and being treated like a VIP for free, not necessarily in that order.

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

Mouthy Blogger

Runner, tired of London but not life. Waging war on landlords.

Dan Lever

Dan Lever

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Family man from Bolton, guitar teaching exercise enthusiast, due to get married any minute now so watch this space.

Helen Harjak

Helen Harjak

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Would you like to know how to dress like a catwalk model for one millionth of the price? Talk to Helen.

Leanne Franklin

Leanne Franklin

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West Midlands lass trying to get on the housing ladder in the smoothest way possible. Likes drinking wine and dancing.

Michael Taggart

Michael Taggart

Mouthy Blogger

Ex journo turned digital PR person often to be found ranting about trains or his misspent youth.

Amy Rowe

Amy Rowe

Mouthy Blogger

Ex journo now digital PR person who is okay at running and bad at saving.

Anne Hutchison

Anne Hutchison

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York-based artist. Of the baby boomer gen, loves yoga and hates overpriced travel. Freelancer with a lust for life.

Clare Lawrence

Clare Lawrence

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Clare Lawrence, nicknamed 'Coupon Clare' at college, lives mostly in Cornwall. Proud mum to Gregory, she'll stop at nothing in her quest to save cash!

Jun Merrett

Jun Merrett

Mouthy Blogger

Former financial journo Jun Merrett admits to still finding money matters tough! Join her as she writes her way through it.

Nadia Nadif

Nadia Nadif

Mouthy blogger

Nadia works as an actress and runs the theatre company Untold Arts. In career quiet times she teaches, temps and babysits.

Rosie Earl

Rosie Earl

Uber-geek and tv addict. Keen writer and professional trainer in the financial sector. Rubbish at maths

Charity Shop

Charity shop? Why not!

I have long been a lover of charity shops – in a culture of fast fashion, it is the most ethical way to shop. I even volunteered in my local Age UK charity shop in my teens for my Duke of Edinburgh Award. Sometimes I go on day trips to places which have good charity shops…

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